Who's hot and who's not of the eight teams headed to the WNBA playoffs? Might there be an upset or two brewing? Mechelle Voepel breaks down each series of the conference semifinals.
Phoenix spent seven consecutive weeks at No. 1. But after Minnesota snapped the Mercury's 16-game win streak, the Lynx take over the top spot.
Saturday's All-Star contest was the kind of game that really gave the WNBA a positive boost going into the last month of the regular season.
It's like little Ralphie from "A Christmas Story." Everyone sets out for an A grade. But with just three teams boasting winning records at the All-Star break, most teams scored far below their expectations.
Phoenix still leads the way, but East teams Indiana (No. 4) and Washington (No. 6) continue their forward progress.
Make it seven victories in a row for the Mercury, who look like they can't wait to play every game and remain on top of the WNBA power rankings.
Minnesota, the league's last unbeaten team, maintain its hold on the No. 1 spot. But Washington and Indiana made the biggest jumps this week.
The 2014 WNBA season is only 11 games old, but four teams -- including No. 1 Phoenix -- are off to a 2-0 start.
With all five starters back from its 2013 championship team, Minnesota opens the league's 18th season -- which opens Friday -- as the WNBA favorite.
Minnesota, which has home-court advantage throughout the playoffs, is once again the favorite when the WNBA postseason opens Thursday.
Candace Parker scored 30 points, Kristi Toliver added 25 and the Sparks played a terrific game from end to end Thursday in their first road victory of the season.
With an infusion of talent, several teams are expected to step it up and some key coaching moves, the 2013 WNBA season promises to be a page-turner.
The WNBA just had a month-long break, but the playoff push will be intense from the get-go when games resume Thursday.
Silver Spurs are the surprise 'buzz' team as the Olympics brings a month-long halt to the WNBA. Will the time off help or hurt?
Defending WNBA champion Minnesota is expected to rule again. But where do the rest of the West teams fall behind the Lynx?